Physiotherapy Academics (2)

Two roles are available:

Wintec’s Centre for Health and Social Practice is seeking two highly motivated and experienced physiotherapy academics to support the delivery of a new Bachelor of Physiotherapy and Bachelor of Physiotherapy (Honours) programme within New Zealand:

  1. Associate Professor or Senior Lecturer level equivalent and;
  2. Senior Lecturer to Lecturer Equivalent

If you value working collaboratively with others in a dynamic environment, and delivering education and research for community benefit, this is an opportunity not to be missed! 

This is an exciting opportunity to join the academic teaching team of the new Physiotherapy programme. 

About the roles

  • These positions will require extensive experience and knowledge of physiotherapy and interprofessional practice, education and research. 

  • As academic experts you will work closely with the Head of Physiotherapy and Centre Director for the Centre of Health and Social Practice.

  • The Centre has a commitment to Te Tiriti o Waitangi and we are looking for staff who will be support the programmes committment to Māori success.

  • Our programmes are underpinned by an experiential approach to learning, which links work, education, and personal and professional development. 

  • Importance is placed on ensuring our graduates are work-ready and well prepared to gain employment or enhance and extend employment opportunities. 

  • The Associate Professor/Senior Lecturer role will require you to be responsible for leading the day-to-day academic delivery including the development of physiotherapy teaching resources, and relevant research programmes. The Senior Lecturer/Lecturer role will support the development and delivery of the programme and will include a research allocation. 

Not only will you keep abreast of the latest information and technology, you'll create valuable opportunities for students and ensure the flexible delivery of the programme across the Midland region of Aotearoa New Zealand. 

Are you the ideal candidate?

We are looking for people who are passionate about physiotherapy education and have the following:

  • Current Physiotherapy Board of New Zealand registration (or eligibility to register). 

  • Relevant Masters or Doctorate qualification in subject related discipline/s. 

  • Minimum of three to five years’ teaching experience at a senior level at a tertiary institute. 

  • Understanding of culture, identity and learning in New Zealand. 

  • Significant and recent physiotherapy practice experience. 

Working at Wintec

Wintec continues to be one of the leading tertiary institutes by keeping up with industry trends and focusing on innovation.  You’ll be supported to stay industry connected, and have generous opportunities to develop your career through the professional development opportunities available to you.  Join the Centre for Health and Social Practice and take the next exciting step in your career.

Lead change, shape the world at Wintec – apply now and accept a leadership challenge. These are both permanent, full-time roles.


Job no: JAF2643

Location: City Campus

Closing Date: Sunday, 30 September 2018